Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014. 7:32 pm CST.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: The Gang Resistance Education and Training, GREAT program today celebrated another graduation of young people who have completed training.
Thirty students graduated today in Corozal and now joins over five thousand boys and girls from around the country who are certified GREAT participants.
During the course of the training, police officers went into various primary schools to teach the children how to resist gangs, conflict resolution and anger management among other subjects.
The GREAT program is designed to reduce delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership for children in their formative years.
This is the fourth year that the GREAT program is being conducted in Belize and the first for Corozal.
Schools that took part this year in Corozal are Church of Christ, San Antonio Government and Corozal Methodist Primary Schools.
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